Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT
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Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LCM167
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 01012
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Office 1
8720 Georgia Avenue
Suite 308
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
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Office 2
Town Center Office Park
4325 Northview Drive
Bowie, Maryland 20716
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Billing and Insurance

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Laurel Fay's fee is $160/50-minute session. Her associates (all licensed marriage and family therapists as well) range from $125-$140/50-minute session.

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At Laurel Fay and Associates, my colleagues and I are committed to providing you with a safe, caring environment in which we can address your unique situation. By carefully listening, I work to get behind the everyday surface of a situation to the underlying meaning. My systemic approach means I look to the dynamics between people rather than solely focusing on the internal workings of one person. Even in individual work, this approach can be helpful and empowering. I often use humor to gently but skillfully pinpoint specific issues and highlight areas of growth.

Email or Call Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01012

More Info About My Practice

It may be a relationship with problems, a child acting out in school, or feelings of depression and sadness. Whatever the reason, you may be at a point in your life where you realize it's time for a change. There is help. As a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, I see people with many different problems and circumstances. These are people just like you, people who want things to change for the better, and are ready to make it happen. In addition to the topics mentioned above, here are some additional issues that may indicate a need for therapy: *Marital Problems *Communication Issues *Anger Management *Anxiety *Infidelity *Premarital Work *Divorce *Stepfamily/Blended Family *Family Relationships *Quality of Life Issues *Abuse/Trauma Recovery *Dealing With Difficult People *Infertility *Grief and Loss The most important thing for you to know is that if you do reach out, I will work to the best of my abilities to guide you towards your goals and the vision of the life you want for yourself. If you are willing to make that commitment to grow, change is possible and even probable! Things can get better; call today for an appointment and let's talk. Ms. Fay has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Child and Family Studies from Syracuse University, and a Masters of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Maryland at College Park. In addition to being licensed as an LCMFT in Maryland, she is also a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and a past Professional Affiliate with the Stepfamily Association of America. Ms. Fay has worked extensively with couples, particularly around marital and intimacy issues, and has given workshops on relationships to several organizations, including the Maryland Psychological Association. Ms. Fay lives in suburban Maryland with her husband and three daughters.
In order to better serve potential clients, she has expanded her practice to include five additional licensed MFTs. More information about them and Ms. Fay can be found on the practice website, listed above.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I specialize in helping couples find hope when they think there isn't any to be found. Specifically I am an expert on helping couples recover from infidelity.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Couples who are close to giving up hope

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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